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France at the World Cup

France has participated in every Rugby World Cup since the first in 1987. France has also hosted the World Cup twice: in 1991 and 2007. France has been runners up three times in 1987, 1999, and 2011. France have hosted the tournament in 1991 and 2007, and are again hosts in 2023.


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